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SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 2:00pm PDT
of the world the world class city of san francisco congratulations everybody for being a hero today. you know the san francisco hospital foundation the general hospital foundation has been such a wonderful wonderful entity and i want to just thank stephanie your leadership, i want to thank julie and rich at the board with all of the other board members, the staff at the hospital, all of the staph, you know sometimes the doctors have to do it's emergency work but what makes that whole hospital run is literally everybody that works at the hospital from the social workers to the accountants to the administrators to the nurses, and nurse practitioner and is the doctors and all of the fundraisers thank you everybody for working together. and for today, again, a big thanks to ellen and pam for your leadership and bringing the hearts and the heros together. it's such a wonderful just community effort to support our general hospital and all of the work that it does. everybody knows what it does already. but i also want to say there are other heros that you are acknowledging today and i woul
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 11:00am PDT
opportunity to speak to you. my name is james moore and i am the smallest practitioner of law in san francisco. and here i am only speaking for myself, but i would like agree with all of the things that people have said to date on behalf of all of those litigants that i see at the court who have to represent themself and have no access to any other law library. i personally subscribe to west law, i personally have a you know the bare bones books that have you to have in your office to hang out. but i need that library down there. it is frightening to me of think of it closing down, it is frightening to walk into that library and look at the shelves and see all of the books which say, this subscription has been cancelled. all of the things that you need the subspriptions are being canceled. gentleman that is all that i have to say, please, vote in some money. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please? >> thank you, supervisors, my name is william balen and my firm is lalen and coller i am the chair of the san francisco ethics committee. i want to talk specifics because investing in at least 30,000 squar
SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 2:30pm PDT
francisco police officers john coffee and david sans . >> thank you things going to be short and sweet and but i like too thank my hair cannot be that white ... i like to thank all my interfere and is especially gregg surfor allowing us do what we do is special thank to supervisor camp poe and is his assistants for always being there for us and i know the mayor left but if there is anything in this room that can get they two minutes of his time, i know i can get this city to be a safer place for awful us. with the help of my partner. and then in closing i'll like to say there is a lot of beautiful hearts here and there were some big ones on the way in and none of them came as whole with the love that i have for my if girlfriend. plast. >> that was short. i thought i was going to stand there for an hour. first i would just like to thank every everyone for their support and this idea that has become so much more with their help and captains col rails and most zero and our sergeant and supervisor kayser camp poe and is his staff and micro, my family, who's here today, my dad, thank you fo
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 10:30am PDT
san francisco. one thing that you know from being a lawyer is that you never can tell what issue was going to come up. what resources you are going to need. and that is why i am here today to oppose the current resolution. and to ask you to expand to at least 30,000 square feet which is what the library needs. i say that based upon my experience with the legal aid society doing research for them, trying to find issues, support for issues whether we are doing impact litigation and also, at a small firm where we just don't really have the resources to have a big library and we, i have used the library since 1983, we use it today, we get books from the library when issues come up that we can't address any other way. that is why i am here to oppose this for access to justice issues, for pro(inaudible) and for solo and small firm practitioner and other lawyers in the city we really need the full 30,000 for the library, thank you. >> thank you very much, next speaker, please? >> good morning. >> my name is steven miaki and i am a solo practitioner in san francisco as well. rather than repe
SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 12:00pm PDT
up in the california area, ended up at uc-davis. i made my way out to san francisco in 1984 when i was a college student. i remember growing up on clement street. i have always lived around in richmond area, just being around a unique area of the richmond, discovering san francisco in the 1980's. >> i am hoping we can not support small businesses like this because they are the unique character that makes neighborhoods like this so rich and lively to live in. >> i have also been active as a community organizer. i worked at the chinese progressive association. i also worked at the mental health center in the richmond district. i have always been passionate about civil rights, equality for everyone. i have a 10-year-old daughter, so having a girl has made me much more sensitive to gender equality issues. i guess i have always been vocal about my politics, but as a supervisor, i have to listen to other perspectives and making decisions. >> very soon there will be of much more seniors in that area. we are trying to focus on whether a stop sign or stoplight might help. >> tried to look a
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. >> first of all, for being our champions on the programs. i feel that san francisco is the best we have to take care of our community and our residents. it, it's san francisco values at its finest. other people have spoken it's a model for the world to follow. right now though we're faced with the dismanlt of this model and this is because of the failure of the federal government to respond to this epidemic as it should and come up with the funds obviously that comes in the context of our dismantling of our services. it's time for us to stand up for that people living with hiv and those at risk for hiv here. this is the results are significant in terms of what we can do so i ask the members of board of supervisors to work colons with the mayor to fill those cuts and take care of our san francisco receipts. thank you very much >> i'm a physician and i'm the medical director of the hivs clinic. we take care of 13 thousand people living with hiv in san francisco. we work extensively with the members of the community. i want to focus on primary medical care. if we lose a portion of the
SFGTV
Mar 26, 2013 6:30pm PDT
a change on things happening in san francisco. we are putting real san franciscans to work and that's a great thing to see our unemployment level shrink. thank you colleagues. >> thank you, supervisor avalos. supervisor campos. >> thank you, madam clerk. i want to echo the comments of supervisor wiener about the vigil and march that happened last night. i was actually at the beginning of it in the castro and it was an impressive crowd. one thing that it's important to highlight here is that even though we are hopeful that it will be a positive outcome at the us supreme court, not only in prop 8 case but the dome a case being heard tomorrow that we continue to fight for equality. i think there are reasons to be optimistic and the court will have a positive outcome but i think that we as a city especially need to remain committed to continue to fight for equality, irrespective to what this supreme court does. i know our city attorney is actually in dc to at least a part of the hearing and i know that his team and we collectively as a city elected family must make sure that we con
SFGTV2
Mar 26, 2013 9:00pm PDT
. welcome, everybody, welcome to san francisco. to some of you, welcome to the presidio, welcome to this absolutely gorgeous futures without violence center. i want to start by thanking futures without violence and esther solar for giving us this beautiful space to meet in today. is esther here? i haven't seen her. we'll thank her later. they made this space available for us. good morning, my name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to speak with you a
SFGTV2
Mar 26, 2013 6:00pm PDT
thank my colleagues in the education department in the fine arts museum of san francisco for an allowing me to speak today. valuable artwork -- rene, director of public programs and last on this list but certainly not least gregory stock who is a programming wizard. i'm so grateful for their individual and collective support. i would also like to thank the production manager who is behind-the-scenes somewhere. he's waving. our production manager consistently provide patient and reliable technical support which is beyond value when lecturing to large audiences like those of you gathered today. without further a do, i'm honored to share with you today paintings that comprise the exhibition here at the museum. girl with a pearl earring, from january 26-june 2nd the museum will be the first venue in the american tour of paintings from the royal picture gallery which is located in haik. how many have individual painting in the normal home? a good number of you. this unique museum is often called the jouleewelry box. it has the world's most prestigious paintings from the morris house which tou
SFGTV
Mar 26, 2013 8:30pm PDT
public works. appropriate $200,000 for funds request and san francisco state university for one request and -- schedules and the prop k pedestrian participation program. this is an action item. >> thank you, comments or questions? let's go to public comments? commissioner yee? >> i have a question on one of the allocations, the 146,000 for san francisco state university to basically come up with a plan to improve the pedestrian walkway and so forth. the question here is because this is a project of san francisco state that's building a wellness center and they need to -- they realize there is going to be more traffic caused by that. so maybe it's a clarification here where a lot of times i keep on hearing when san francisco state has projects, we have no jurisdiction over it, and now, they are building a building that would impact the street and i'm wondering, this is just the planning phase of it, but in terms of the implementation of it, they build on and so forth who is paying for that? is it assumed that city will be paying for this when a lot of times when they have their p
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 11:30am PDT
in san francisco. good morning. i am a native san franciscoan as well. and i have watched over the years the law library shrink from the last 30 years to where i represented prisoners in county jail as directing attorney of legal services as helping the sheriff's department administration using the law library, and currently as a sole practitioner doing worker's comp for injured workers, but there are thousands that i am unable to help because the hours spent i could not possibly, i would be out on the streets as my kids have said. but i am able to always direct them to the law library. i am able to use the resources of the law library that i could not afford if i had to do it on my own and i urge you not to not cut the space any further than it has been done, thank you. >> good morning my name is ray sloan and i use the library on a regular basis and a friend of the coalition of concerned legal professionals. law library serves the low income community that concerned professional or legal professionals and the organization deals with daily as well as those who previously could aff
SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 1:30pm PDT
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 19
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 3:30pm PDT
some of san francisco most vulnerable people with the greatest needs. people have traveled across the state to get those services. our community are investing in the health and we ask that you continue to invest in their health as well >> thank you. next speaker >> my name is dave and i'm a case client. i've been living with hiv since 1984 living with this has been tragic for me. i lost my job because i couldn't get out of my place. but i became homeless. two years ago, i got all the help you neat mental health care, food and the community. it was about my medical attention that allowed me to move forward. because i had - too years ago later my viral load is undid he technically. i'm thinking about trying to doing all that by myself is like a 5 hundred pound weight prergz down on me. if i don't get those services i'm in trouble. 60 percent of my friends including me have a greater success and my story is not over i've still got a lot of things to do. please continue to invest in our health too. thank you >> thank you very much. next speaker >> i'm juan and i've been living with hiv si
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 2:00pm PDT
certificate of honor to the san francisco civil grand jury association. and, so, i have a certificate here that i'd like to present and thank you all so much for the work that you've been doing and the contributions to the city. you know, people don't say it enough, but the work that you do actually does matter and the work that you do, people pay attention to. it creates changes that ripple all throughout our local government. so, i thank you all for your work and i look forward to working with you in the future. thank you. (applause) >> thank you. and then [speaker not understood] representing state senator mark leno. >> good morning, everyone. and i'm here, as keith said, on behalf of state senator leno. and i just want to say how proud i am to be here because, you know, most of us seek ways to make government better. usually, you know, we have something that we don't like about our government, our local government. we want to change things. we have a disagreement. but you're here and you're actually doing something about it. you're taking your time, you're taking time out of your
KRON
Mar 26, 2013 11:00pm PDT
193 -- and it is also streaming online at and his kron-4-. com. new at 11. a san francisco night club is closing for good. after three people were shot over the weekend. it happened at the three- 30 ritch nightclub, in the city's south of market neighborhood. official revoked the club's permit on monday. police say, the initial shooting happened inside the club, after an argument. and more shots were later fired in a nearby parking lot. all three victims are expected to be okay. police say no arrests have been made. a five thousand dollar reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man who is accused of molesting and trying to kidnap a nine -year old girl in oakland. this is surveillance video showing images of the suspect walking on the sidewalk. it happened on the 12- hundred block of 94th avenue. monday evening. police say, the man picked the girl up in a bear hug, touched her inappropiately and tried to carry her away. the girl was able to get away. the attacker is described as a latino male in his 20's, with ears that stick out prominently he has short
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 12:00pm PDT
based in san francisco. i am here to protest the city's plan to down size the only public library left stand ng san francisco. i want to echo the people that spoke before on behalf of the low income people, all of the people that need probono cases by representative. and because i am of mexican origin and the people that are limited in english are in dire need of support. the state says that they do not have the money to keep the sorts open. but they have been 41 billion each year on tax breaks and incentive to corporations it is an constitutional act to be fund a judicial branch in the resource to a point that they are (inaudible) effective. the need of thousands of low income people and retired people as well as the (inaudible) and we urge you to do the duty to provide recourse to the people of the city, the city insured that the public law library has sufficient space and funding to continue its valuable work for our community so not only would we like it to be, or that we would even like the expansion, better space and greater possibilities for all of the people, thank you. >> my n
FOX
Mar 27, 2013 12:00pm PDT
southeasterly homes and businesses were damaged. >>> san francisco firefighters are still cleaning up this noontime after an overnight four alarm apartment fire. the fire damaged three buildings in a complex on third street and mckinen avenue in the bay view district. >>> reporter: just before 1:00 this morning. >> man, it was a ball of fire. wires popping and sparks, everything. >> it looked like a big ol' gigantic inferno. >> 20 people went running for their lives. >> crackling, sparks, little explosions you know from the wood. >> flames tore through three apartment building off mckinen and third street. >> it got hotter and hotter and the flames started shooting up to where you can see them like a distance. we were across the street and you could feel the heat from the flames. >> the fire appeared to have started between two buildings in a garbage chute. >> and the fire truck was like taking a water hose to put out a forest fire. >> took 130 firefighters two and a half hours to contain the blaze. >> we did have gas in between the building. took pg&e a bit to get out. they mitigated
SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 4:30pm PDT
with the bay area with the mayor's office here in the county of san francisco and coast guard, official wild life, all of these came together to find a way when typically the system is designed to say no, people found a way to say yes to this project. the arts commission, this collusion support from the san franciscmuseum of modern art. i apologize for the folks i will be missing because this is a cast of a thousand that made this happen. we certainly love our lawyers in this process. morrison who helped it become a very established and professional way in getting the contract involved in getting this project to an amazing legal footing. the technology network in san jose who made this a crucial project. i want to call out a thanks to or tactical team. we know how to make it small, not over 150 feet in the air. we have a studio, zone engineering and i have to say thanks to hmr who has been a rock star and directly one of the reasons this is happening. an extremely talented project. thank you all. i also want to just take a moment to really acknowledge that while leo and i have done a lo
CBS
Mar 27, 2013 12:00pm PDT
by a garbage truck. it happened around 7:30 at broadway and embarcadero in san francisco. we brought you live coverage on mornings on 2. the investigators say the 66-year-old woman suffered a leg injury in the accident but is expected to be okay. her seven-year-old grand dar was left with a serious foot injury. >> they were struck by the garbage truck making a right turn. >>> investigators say the driver of the truck is cooperating and it appears to have been a terrible accident. >>> major fire that's left some bay area people homeless and why a man has been detained. >>> more clouds in the bay area. steve is up soon to tell you if that means rain. and the near death experience for a bus driver overseas. >>> a contra costa county sheriff's deputy crashed a patrol car this morning. the deputy was rushing to a call in the richmond hilltop area. this happened around 1:00 this morning at the sao paulo avenue in richmond parkway intersection. the patrol car flipped on to its side when the deputy swerved to avoid crashing into a car. the officer was treated for minor cuts and bruises. >>>
SFGTV
Mar 26, 2013 11:30pm PDT
center, they are very committed to combining for people in san francisco. and also ensuring that they have public safety. >> there are a lot of different personalities that come through here and it makes it very exciting all the time. they, their family or teach their kids have a swim. >> of the gem is fantastic, there is an incredible program going on there, both of my girls have learned to swim there. it is a fantastic place, check it out. it is an incredible indication of what bonn dollars can do with our hearts and facilities. it is as good as anything you will find out why mca. parents come from all over. >> there are not too many pools that are still around, and this is one-stop shopping for kids. you can bring your kid here and have a cool summer. >> if you want to see some of the youth and young men throughout san francisco play some great pickup games, come wednesday night for midnight basketball. on saturdays, we have a senior lyons dance that has a great time getting exercise and a movement. we have all the music going, the generally have a good time. whether it is awkward
SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 7:14am PDT
there were opportunities better than what san francisco was offering. we can talk to how -- talk about how to award events that are doing well. financially, etc. we should try to look at ways to reduce the costs. >> can i jump in? i did not mention that i was a deejay, because that is not newsworthy, but i am part of the team that puts that on. to clarify, we moved to oakland last year because we really did not feel welcome in san francisco. the hurdles put in front of us to do our event were so extensive, it became impossible to produce a successful the event. sadly, that happened again this year. hopefully we can come back next year. thanks for bringing a cup. it is a problem. the impact of the loss of these events is a loss for san francisco culture and our economy. it will take the right perspective of leadership from the mayor's office to make those events be able to happen. >> [unintelligible] [applause] >> i am very sorry that we lost some of these events. i'm sure they added to cultural diversity. i do know that looking at the board, there are 280 events in a given year.
SFGTV
Mar 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
name is amber baker. i am a native of san francisco. my grandchildren are 6 generation and i sit on the designs zoning of russian hill neighbors and as you know, this is spring break for many in the country and we have a very large pops of visitors this week and always. and when they finish their lovely trip down the lom bard. i want you to see the view they are going to enjoy. i'm coming today to encourage my supervisors to make undergrounding of utilities a priority of all of san francisco for all of us, the residents, the visitors, the world. the time is now to start a plan to get this done to finish the job we started. thank you. thank you, next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors, my name is douglas, and i have lived in san francisco for 61 years. hopefully the carnival is successful. if it isn't, i'm going to chalk it up as a continuing process. second, there is one person missing from the seat. the same person in my opinion that led to the cancellation of last week's 2 committee hearings. in my opinion that is real disservice because that is such a public and important commit
KOFY
Mar 26, 2013 9:00pm PDT
over to his friend matthew at san francisco base hedge fund artist capitol management. government says he then tipped others and that trading deals netted more than 27 million dollars in profit. >> well, it is the end of an era for golden gate bridge. toll tear working the final shift tonight. tomorrow all electronic tolling kicks in. live look at the bridge. wayne tonight with what is in store for those toll takers now. >> on the golden gate bridge the human toll taking all but over except for the final goodbye. >> how are you feeling. >> depressed. a little nervou nervous. >> toll tear jackaie after long career of public service about to be replaced bay machine. >> we are not they chose to did this to us chose not to have us here they could have kept a couple lanes of. >>reporter: they could but won't. tonight it's the first in the in the nation to collect toll 100 percent electronically by fast track or camera reading license plates. >> quite frankly this is the logical end point. >> we gain improved traffic flow on weekends and afternoon through the toll plaza. we gain savings of a
FOX
Mar 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
>>> good morning. a huge fire in san francisco's bay view district overnight. what investigators are telling us about the cause. >>> problems on the new bay bridge span. i'll tell you about the new bolts that have snapped and the meeting happens in hours. >>> today it's part two of the same sex marriage hearing. the case the united states supreme court will review this morning. >>> good morning. if you are driving on the to world famous golden gate bridge there are big changes today. we'll tell you what is going on. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we're ready. good morning, to you. it's wednesday, march 27th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. let's take care of weather and traffic starting with steve. a little cooler today than yesterday? >> about the same. we are focusing our attention for the upcoming weekend. today though 50s and 60s coast and bay. still clouds coming in. a few light showers well to the north. but overall very similar to yesterday's highs. inland mild to warm. coast not bad but a little cooler. here is sal. >>> good morning.
NBC
Mar 27, 2013 5:00am PDT
base on the fire in san francisco, which we reported is now out. they are monitoring for hot spots. one beneficial weather element is we don't have any significant winds at the immediate coast. those winds will pick up later on today. we're looking good in terms of your forecast. it's wednesday after all. we want to help you get over the hump, closer to the weekend. after all it's a holiday weekend. a lot of people have family coming into town. stick around for that forecast. it is important. 50 degrees to start the day in sunnyvale. mostly cloudy conditions. a few showers today, starting at 1:00 pm. showers will move from south to north. if you live in the south bay, you'll have the best bet of seeing that action for today. showers become a little more organized, little more widespread. same deal tomorrow afternoon. keep that umbrella with you. you might get caught under light sprinkles. not expecting anything heavy potentially until late friday coming into saturday. that is headed our way, ladies. we'll time that out for uh-you right now. >>> 8-year-old girl is expected to go hom
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 8:00am PDT
public. i'm going to /ub date you on the recent events that have occurred in san francisco. as you know i'm filling in for chief [inaudible] in virginia. in addition to being in virginia he made a side trip to washington dc to talk about the bipartisan committee on gun violence and he stroke directly on a straw buying purchase that occurred in san francisco. i'll go through what the recent events that have been newsworthy from the chief's last report to this report, i'm happy to report that it's been relatively quiet. we have not had a homicide report. i still knock on wood for that. our violent crime has continued to decrease with the exception of our property crime and one of those crimes is gonna be discussed tonight regarding the robberies of iphones tonight and that type of thing. we seem to be up in robberies. they continue to be up and the presentation tonight will address that issue, along with prevention measures by the san francisco state division. some of the newsworthy events that have occurred was unfortunately we had a shooting on march 7th of bryant street. it occurr
ABC
Mar 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
ready to decide on doma and prop 8 house minority leader nancy pelosi of san francisco is making a new call for their repeal. in a new op-ed in "usa today", the congresswoman here writes, quote, doma and prop 8 are unconstitutional. neither measure meets the standards of our founding principles. both deserve to take their rightful place in history. >>> it is 6:17 now. we're hearing of a policy from former cia director david patraeus regarding the extra marital affair that led to his resignation. >> how deeply i regret and apologize for the circumstances that led to my resignation from the cia and caused such pain for my family, friends, and supporters. >> petraeus spoke before the reserve officer training corps in los angeles last night. he told the crowd that he knows he's seen in a different light now but will try to move forward with stronger values and make it up to loved ones. petraeus resigned in november after an affair with his biographer became public knowledge. >>> well the nation is about to get its first female secret service director. the president selected julia pearson f
ABC
Mar 27, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. we've got clouds in the sky. 57 degrees in san francisco. 64 in oakland, san jose. 66. now, another live view from a top mount tam. you can see it's misty and gray up there. these are the forecast features, we'll see partly to mostly cloudy skies during evening hours becoming mostly cloudy by tonight with areas of light mist and sprinkles. spotty showers in the morning and afternoon, partly sunny skies. mild in spots. we may have scattered showers. high temperatures reaching 70 in the sunniest inland locations tomorrow. >>> a truck hit a woman and young granddaughter this afternoon, this morning, rather. the vehicle struck about 7:30 this morning. the brand mother has mib minor injuries but the truck crushed the 7-year-old girl's foot. police say it's possible the girl will lose the foot. the truck driver stayed at the skpeen has not been charged. the victims fwhr a crosswalk when hit. >> a man was arrested yesterday for a super bowl ticket hoax that cost a hayward woman $5900. sharon osgood shared her story in jachblt she mailed money to a man advertising tickets on craig's list. she go
FOX
Mar 27, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> we're live in san francisco where two dozen people are evacuated from some apartments in the bayview because of a fire. why neighbors say it can be traced to an ongoing dispute with a landlord and garbage chute. >>> day two of the same-sex marriage hearings are getting underway right now. right now, the critical case the supreme court will review this morning. >>> a problem on the bay bridge. find out if that will affect the scheduled opening on labor day. >> reporter: and we're live on the bridge where there are no more humane toll takers. we'll tell you what you can expect as you drive across it. >>> well, good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, march 27th. >>> we're following developing news in san francisco that we first told you about at 4:30. firefighters are still cleaning up after an early-morning fire on third and mckinnon in the bayview district. tara moriarty is there. and tara, some residents say this fire was intentionally set? >> reporter: that's what they believe. they say the landlord had an ongoing dispute with one of the tenants.
SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 12:00am PDT
working for the city and county of san francisco in 1989 as the investigator for the city's first whistle blower program. prior to employment with the city and county of san francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human rights commission and we were both 16. that's two decades ago, ed. i watched him soon become the director of city purchasing and then going on to become the director of public works. i think ed is the only mayor in city history that can carry tlau on the campaign promise to fill the potholes because he actually knows how and he's the only mayor in city history that can say he actually knows every single city street because his crews probably paved them. i have had the privilege of working alongside ed for many years in city government. he has always been a cherished colleague and friend to everyone in city hall. he's done the job, he gets the job done, never wanting credit, just the satisfaction of doing the right thing for the people he serves in the city and county of san franc
CBS
Mar 27, 2013 5:00am PDT
ruling is not expected until june. we spoke with a man from san francisco. he said the current language in the defense of marriage act is unconstitutional. >> if california says or if new york says or d.c. says you are married and the federal government steps in and says sorry, you're not. >> reporter: the doors to the supreme court open in 30 minutes and people are already in line waiting to get inside. and then the oral arguments are scheduled to get under way at 7:00 a.m. pacific and they will last until about 9:00 a.m. pacific. of course we have team coverage out here this morning. we'll be checking in with you every hour. for now we are reporting live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >> as kyla told you the oral arguments will begin in two hours from right now. ktvu david stevenson will be inside the supreme court courtroom this morning. coming up at 5:15 david will give us his insider perspective on the hearings. >>> bay area transit leaders will hold a special meeting today to discuss the latest construction problem on the new bay bridge. ktvu claudine wong joins
CBS
Mar 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
and neighbors rushed outside. >>> it is ground breaking day in san francisco for what will be the tallest tower on the west coast. mayor ed lie will be attending the area. the building that arrives at first and mission will be more than 1,000 feet high. construction though not set to be complete until 2016. >>> time now 6:08. let's get everybody out the door. what is happening on 880? >> it looks brett good so -- pretty good so far right now. you can see it's moving along very nicely. this is the time things change and at the bay bridge toll plaza we will see more cars coming through. they haven't turned the metering lights on right now but it should. if you are driving in san jose northbound 101 is getting busy. let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. a very good morning everybody if you enjoyed yesterday you will like today. we have a very, very similar pattern. a decrease in the bridge. more of a southeast bridge. yesterday was a westerly breeze. somebody in the state is getting a little bit of rain. and a few light showers up toward the oregon border as well. a weak little syst
FOX
Mar 27, 2013 5:00am PDT
. this is a look at san francisco northbound 101 traffic is really light. let's go back to the desk. >>> we are following developing news in san francisco where two firefighters were injured fighting an apartment building fire. huge fire. it started just before 1:00 this morning in the bay view district. tara moriarty is there on the scene with more on why this fire was so hard to control. tara. >> reporter: we're here at mckin anyone and third street. part of this street is blocked off here. it took crews more than two hours to contain this fire. it got going pretty well because there was an exposed gas line and it took pg&e an hour and 15 minutes to turn it off. about two dozen people were able to escape their homes. they evacuated two buildings. flames broke out just before 1:00 this morning and everyone got out safely but it was a close call. residents say they heard alarms going off and people pounding on their door. >> crackling, sparks, little explosions from the wood or whatever and different stuff that is flammable. and you know it's really, really bad. and the flames got h
CBS
Mar 27, 2013 7:00am PDT
san francisco to show us how drivers are adjusting to the -- there you are -- the all- electric toll system. how is it? any problems so far? >> reporter: so far so good. this marks a new era for the golden gate bridge. cars moving through at about 25 miles per hour. but technology has definitely taken over the iconic structure as tolls will no longer be collected physically here at the bridge. around midnight, the last human toll taker left her booth from a small group of people. for the first time, tolls across the bridge will be taken through prepaying, transponders or scanners that will gather your license plate and you will get a bill later in the mail. the golden gate bring authority says the move stream lines costs and traffic at the time, thus eliminating the need for a human toll taker. before they left, they were given gifts and thank yous as well. we talked to a few of them who say this is emotional. in terms of today, there's issues that the chp is noticing on this first day of this. here's what they had to say -- >> the problem that we're addressing right now is speed com
SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 3:30am PDT
association vice president and i'm sure other names, past president san francisco chapter. we have lots of our membership here including a couple of board members, kerry greenberg from fresno. [speaker not understood] is here. we have two representatives from san mateo county, barbara arieta and mike miller. i know people. at this time i'd like to say a few words about the california grand jurors association. it's an all volunteer group, 501(c) (3) dedicated to promoting the participation in the grand jury system, qualifies applicants to be grand jurors, bidthv awareness so we have consumers of the grand jury's product, report. at this point i'd like to turn it over for some lengthy introductions. >> thank you. thank you, keith. welcome, everybody. we're glad to see so many friendly faces. as president of the chapter in san francisco now for 3-1/2 years and have been really proud of our board who has done so much great work. when i call your name, if you could just stand and say hi. leslie, vice president, and she has been very instrumental in publishing the gazette which i believe that yo
SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 1:00am PDT
couldn't be more grateful. from the san francisco police department from greg sir to denise flair erty and cheryl jennings and the girl friday and kept us moving all day and to the communications that we got the word out through the media and laura who kept us moving today and financial support. if you read about the justice department in the paper you know we can't pay for anything. when people come to my office quite literally i can't give them coffee. people think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the ba
NBC
Mar 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
like charles, who was married in san francisco in 2008 -- >> even my husband's even cried over it. it's just awful. and it's just not fair. >> reporter: fairness and equality is what he is looking for from a supreme court decision. >> i've been with my husband, it'll be 18 years in august. if anybody tells me that my marriage is any less than a heterosexual marriage, i'd disagree completely. just look at my life. >> reporter: protectmarriage.com is one of the groups who fought hard for proposition 8 in 2008 banning gay marriage. the push for prop 8 started after some 4,000 same-sex couples flooded san francisco's city hall to tie the knot in 2004. in a statement released today, the group says that there's no denying that 41 states define marriage as between a man and a woman. their statement went on to say, we are confident that the case we presented today will affirm that same-sex marriage is but a social experiment that needs no special protection by or recognition from the united states supreme court. california lieutenant governor gavin newsome was mayor of san francisco when
SFGTV2
Mar 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
i think it has allowed san francisco and santa cruz to be ahead of the game. when realignment hits, you are better prepared to manage this increased responsibility. i think there are two case studies that we can look to and look for peer support from our local justice administrators to help other counties implement such services. >> mr. deong, would you address mr. simon's question of the tool that could have a discriminatory component. >> i want to add in there, thank you, matt, to add to what the district attorney is saying. we are currently evaluating our instrument and the half of dozen factors includes a current charge, felony, and the unemployed, drug abuse and having an opinion case. which i think is perhaps much different than say 10 years ago. and we are validating this information now in terms of comparing it to the mounds of data we have, if anything, any volunteer researchers out there. who want -- it really requires a lot of work and scrutiny. but i think it echoes what the district attorney is saying. we are mindful of the jails have been disproportionately african-am
NBC
Mar 27, 2013 11:00am PDT
a 7-year-old girl. this happened in san francisco along the embarcadero near broadway around 7:00 this morning. the girl was put inside an ambulance with her leg in a splint and her neck in a brace. the grandmother was also taken to the hospital. their injuries are considered to be nonlight threatening, though. police cleared the scene within an hour. about 20 people are without a home this morning after an overnight fire ripped through their apartment building. this all happened in the bay view district at 3rd and mckinnon. take a look at these flames. officials say the fire kept spreading and just became too tough to contain because of how close the buildings are. it took crews a few hours to finally control the fire. neighbors say an explosion woke them up about 1:00 a.m. >> i went to the front room and i seen the fire trucks. i went to my son's bedroom, which is in the middle. i seen all these flames bell owing towards our apartment complex. i was like wow. so i end up running back to the bedroom. i think i was more or less shocked but not scared. >> in all, three buildings we
NBC
Mar 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
kelley. >> update to breaking news in san francisco. we caught flames pouring out of the windows as a massive fire rips through an apartment building in the city's bay view district overnight. "today in the bay's" christie smith joins us as firefighters are watching for flare-ups. we understand a couple of firefighters also injured. >> reporter: yeah. neighbors describing a scary scene, that they heard a boom sound overnight. they woke up and saw a wall of flames. the fire is out right now. i want to show you where it started. if you can follow this right across the street, you can see the burned building. that's where the 911 call came from. if you span to the right, you can see it actually moved to other buildings. firefighters on top of the apartment building over there, that it spread to this morning as well. what they're telling me is that because here in san francisco the buildings are so close together, it just kept spreading. when firefighters arrived, flames were already in attics and crawl spaces of other buildings, surrounding the one where it started on 3rd and mckinnon
CBS
Mar 26, 2013 6:00pm PDT
opposing sides central to the battle over marriage in san francisco and their reaction to today's hearing. > an argument about equal justice and equal application of the law. >> if it's determined that the initiative passed by voters can be vetoed by government officials it was designed to -- that would be a perhaps a fatal blew to the process. >> reporter: another look outside the supreme court. this was the first of two major hearings on same sex marriage. tomorrow they will hear arguments about the federal defense of marriage act. reporting live. >> tomorrow the court will hear the oral arguments. the preses approved the 1996 federal law defining marriage between a plan and woman. then they will meet later this week to vote on each case. written rulings probably won't be released until the end of the term in june. >> san francisco mayor said today he hopes the court makes the right decision. >> i as a former civil rights attorney and also now as mayor, but also just as an individual who kind of doesn't want to see barriers to people marrying whoever they want and i think that f
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 9:00am PDT
. salazar. she's been a practicing mediator since 1994. she's a pan /alist for the san francisco court, the first district court of appeals and the bar association of san francisco. she became a community board immediate yeh forin 1997 and joined their staff in 1999. the occ mediation program has consistently mediated more cases than any other officer citizen mediation program in the united states. the occ program is the recipient of the 12 community board award for excellence as an organization whose innovative work for best practices. lovingly known as the god mother of the san francisco bay organization, donna joined the board in 2012. she brings her experience in labor of relations, business, real estate to the occ. she has touched many lives and truly inspires greater peace in our community. and then quickly moving to the last category [inaudible] cases in february [inaudible] sustained case in february. she upheld our findings of knee /tkpwhrebgtive duty when an officer failed to notify dispatch when making a traffic stop and that concludes my report. >> thank you very much and t
SFGTV2
Mar 27, 2013 1:30am PDT
san francisco unified we say we have a zero tolerance for bullying or any kind of activity like bullying i want to decouple zero tolerance from the notion of having punitive measures because we don't believe in that. we mean that every classroom, every school environment should be a safe environment where everyone is welcomed regardless of who you are, regardless of your ethnic background, sexual orientation or cultural background and we don't couple that with behaviors that kids will display. and the other thing in terms of context that i want to make sure is clear and i didn't am happy you're here and we are fighting a battle against pop culture and the messages they receive on tv, logging on to the facebook page, logging on to all of the social media that is out there, think how many times in pop culture they refer to someone as "their little b, or little n" and that's just the way we greet each other and for someone that entered school only speaking spanish and you think about the language issues and in spanish i can tell you a whole bunch of terms that people use to great e
ABC
Mar 27, 2013 4:30am PDT
today will give san francisco new bragging rights in the record books but first the tech bytes. >> t-mobile will sell the iphone next month. t-mobile will charge less for the apple device and will not require a contract. you will see more targeted ads when you log on to facebook, expanding their customized advertising system into the news feed with updates from facebook friends. it is not on sale but google glass is raising questions, some say the glasses make it too easy to spy on someone. some worry that drivers can watch videos and play games while they drive. hands free video gaming is possible this year at the ball parks, specifically in the men's room of a minor league stadium in pennsylvania. the gaming system will let fans at the lehigh valley iron pigs play hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho...
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 10:00am PDT
francisco sfgtv meeting of the san francisco budget and finance sub-committe occurring march 27, 2013, will begin shortly. >> good morning everyone, and welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors budget and subcommittee, for march 27th, i'm farrell and joined by avalos and we will be joined by eric mar in a few moments. i would like to thank stgtv for covering this meeting and also the clerk, mr. young. >> do we have any announcements? >> please, silence any cell phones and electronic devices and complete the speaker cards to be as part of the file should be submitted to the clerk. items acted upon today will be on the board of supervisor's agenda, unless otherwise stated. >> i know that we have a number of people for item four and we will call a few items and have a chance for public comment could you call one and two together. >> authorizing the issuance and delivery of the multifamily housing revenue bond in an aggregate principal amount not-to-exceed, $23,900,000 for the purpose of providing financing for the acquisition and construction... and item two, resolution ap
SFGTV
Mar 27, 2013 9:30am PDT
projects also is awarded the bay area real estate bay area of the year by the san francisco times. i would like to thank these organizations for honoring the projects and it would not have happened with the leadership of this board and our funding partners and all vendors working on the project. last thing, if you want to come up to get ready for the map presentation. the transportation plan is moving quickly and the final phases are coming up with our final draft. we have seen some level of revenue sources. there is a lot of information coming on and we are trying to schedule a board workshop in may. i do want to recognize from our cac, chris wad, on march 21st which we attended. the last two items on the map are growing out of plan bay area. specifically a one bay area of grant program. a requirement that the management agencies and planning departments worked together on a transportation investment and growth strategy. this is really intend today help the priority development areas, those are the areas that were self nominating to help them mature and forget what their plans are f
FOX
Mar 26, 2013 6:30pm PDT
in san francisco eagled city hall where a band of officials took the step of challenging a law they were expected to enforce. february 12th. 2004 the mayor ordered the approval of marriage licenses to people of the same sex. cheering and angering many. now he said it started when he heard the president's 2004 state of the union address. >> the president said that he supported a congressional amendment to ban same sex marriage. all the sudden two days, three days later there were lines outside city hall, i remember driving, around the corner, my mouth dropped saying what's going on? >> the next day a sacramento man filed suit to stop the marriages. >> someone had to hold newsom who violated his oath and state law, someone had to haled him responsible. >> reporter: the city attorney led the legal charge for san francisco. he recalls giving his legal counsel to the mayor. >> we put a team on it to look at it free every angle. >> the court issued a cease and desist order and invalidated the marriages that had happened. there are surprise, san francisco argued that the laws prosecute a v
KRON
Mar 27, 2013 4:00am PDT
francisco. the san mateo bridge looking for a good. out towards foster city. and the golden gate, no problems to report as for public transportation? we could see some delays on the muni t line. because of a four- alarm fire we could have delays because of the debt. >> delays because of that -- fire. --thank you, erica. >> on to our top story this morning. the golden gate bridge has *officially gone automatic. as of midnight, the last toll taker has left the toll plaza and the last car to pay a toll. drove through the gates. kron four's jackie sissel joins us live from the golden gate bridge with an update. jackie? >> good morning, anny. we will see how everything will work out with no stopping! there are no toll takers. i can tell you are around 20- 30 minutes ago and i saw one cargo through. the car did stop. and locked. they have been putting up electronic signs and black tape/paper over the glass sections of the toll collection booths. if you have not signed up? do not worry, they will already have your license plate number and send you something in the mail. you could see some b
SFGTV
Mar 26, 2013 8:00pm PDT
organization counties in san francisco. the chinatown community development center and department staff have been attended those meetings as well to help explain how plan bay area relates to the planning efforts going on in san francisco. cal trans, let's give a quick heads up. i expect to come to the plans and program committee shortly. the process is under way for the transportation. through the mayor's office we have prepared a comment letter on the scoping for the environmental document for cal tran. a year ago this body of executive directors signed a northern california high speed memorandum you mean agreement. in the peninsula quarter which is a blended system of cal trains and high speed rail operations. the first project to get funded, and the project control project, they are three different names but tightly linked together. san francisco and sat san mateo and we are working with the mayor's office in identifying what sources could be used to do that. this is really in two different options. we have some commitment sometime this spring because we have the contract on the posi
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